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Committee on Environment and Public WorksIntroducedDecember 12th, 2012
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Farmers Protection Act of 2012
A bill to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to provide certain exemptions relating to the taking of migratory game birds.
Farmers Protection Act of 2012 - Amends the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to permit the taking of any migratory game bird, including waterfowl, coots, and cranes, on or over land that: (1) is not a baited area; and (2) contains a standing crop (including an aquatic crop), standing, flooded, or manipulated natural vegetation, flooded harvested cropland, or an area on which seed or grain has been scattered solely as the result of a normal agricultural practice.